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Owners of moorings await news of consents

Lake Wanaka mooring owners have been surprised by the news they need to get retrospective resource consent by June next year if they want...

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Enduro sprint appeals

The Central Otago Motorcycle Club had a good turnout for its first enduro sprint fun day on Saturday, with between 60 and 70 motorcyclists...

Arts & Entertainment

A killer debut by actor turned playwright

Marion Low is no stranger to the stage, but she can now add playwright to her credits. The Cromwell woman is marking her playwriting debut...
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Behind the Facade

Meth labs a reality of NZ drugs scene since 1996

New Zealand Police squads have been busting meth labs in houses, motels and cars since 1996. A single clandestine lab, was dismantled that year, according...

Routine testing of Wanaka rentals

Are Wanaka houses being exposed to meth contamination? Marjorie Cook asks around. The chance of signing up to a managed Wanaka rental that has been...

Addiction’s sense of place

This week Aspen Bruce reports on what factors influence the body’s physiological processing of drugs — including the type of person who is more...

How Wanaka ‘lost its innocence’

Newspaper court reports reveal drugs are being used and supplied all over the southern region. How does Wanaka does fit in? Marjorie Cook reports. Southern courts...

The changing face of drug use in NZ

Choosing to take drugs is not new — so where did our country and community’s relationship with substances originate, and what legislation has formed...

Open Justice

ALEXANDRA DISTRICT COURT

Sentences imposed by community magistrate Simon Heale in the Alexandra District Court last week were: Matthias Cameron Bleyer (46), plasterer, of Queenstown, drink-driving (600mcg),...

ALEXANDRA DISTRICT COURT

Sentences imposed by Judge Emma Smith in the Alexandra District Court last week were: * Luke James Thomson (26), of Queenstown, building apprentice, drink-driving (94mg),...

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